What is your security setup these days?

Discussion in 'other anti-malware software' started by dja2k, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. LoneWolf

    LoneWolf Registered Member

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    Been trying out a new setup anticipating migrating over to 64bit soon.
    Setup subject to change.

    Appguard / Lockdown mode
    (after using DefenseWall for many years I want some form of policy restriction)

    Sandboxie / Start, run, Internet restrictions, forced programs and forced folders as well as drop rights enabled.
    (Have had a lifetime license for SB for a few years now)

    Exe Radar Pro / Alert mode
    (Already had a lifetime license for this one too)

    ShadowDefender / Alway in shadow mode
    (This one will stay on my system regardless 32 or 64bit)

    Macrium Reflect for backup on an external HD.

    Possibly a light Firewall to go along with the rest.
     
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  2. Securon

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    Good Evening! Uninstalled WSA Security Plus...re-installed Avira A/V Pro. Avira's Web Filtering promptly Stopped Malware on a Compromised Website. Impressive...that's what it's all about...Detection and Protection. Sincerely...Securon
     
  3. justenough

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    Sandboxie, Emsisoft Anti-Malware, and HitmanPro.Alert RC.
     
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  4. rdsu

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    DD-WRT (Norton ConnectSafe)
    Windows 7 Pro N x64 (Firewall and other system tweaks)
    AppGuard
    Qihoo 360 Total Security
    PeerBlock
    Opera (CanvasFingerprintBlock, HTTPS Everywhere and µBlock)

    scheduler/on-demand:
    AOMEI Backupper Professional (monthly full backup and weekly incremental backups; keeping 2 months of backups)
    HitmanPro Free (quick scan at startup and weekly scan)
    Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free (monthly scan)
    Zemana AntiMalware (testing)
     
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  5. roger_m

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    It's back to 360 Internet Security for me, after about 10 different antiviruses in the last week, as the new v5 works fine under Windows 10 (although there is not an offical Windows 10 version yet like these is for 360 Total Security).
     
  6. Quassar

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    New light setup:

    SpyShelter FW +AppGuard + NVT ERP
    Shadow Defender / Sandboxie

    Zemana AntiMalware 2.0 Beta
    Avira & Kaspersky scan cd
     
  7. PoetWarrior

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    Latest Windows 10 Preview 64 bit:

    1. Standard account for web surfing
    2. UAC on high
    3. Windows firewall
    4. Secure Boot enabled
    5. Firefox w/addons
    7. AppGuard
    8. Router w/firewall
    9. Windows Defender
     
  8. Mayahana

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    Some fairly significant changes. Notably- deployed Avast Business Security 2015 w/Hosted Server. Upgraded to 135Mbps connection. Dropped Privacy Badger, it slowed browsing and changed back to OpenDNS due to issues with Norton ConnectSafe. Added Zemana Anti-Malware 2 Beta for on-demand/scanning on boot.

    Connection/Multi-Homed:
    WideOpenWest 135Mbps Cable Connection WAN1
    AT&T 10Mbps DSL - Multi-Homed, Failover via WAN2.
    AT&T 4G LTE Hotspot Box - Provided by work for free, in the event everything else fails.
    OpenDNS
    Motorola DOCSIS3.0 SB6141

    Frontend:

    Untangle Layer 7 NGFW(FULL LICENSE - Maximum Rack Activated - URL Filter/Cookie+AD Filter, Bit Defender UTM, ClamAV UTM, SNORT Intrusion Guard, HTTPS Inspector, Etc)
    ASUS RT-AC87R Functioning in AP MODE ONLY.
    Layer 3 GBE 16 Port Switch (Cisco)

    Systems:
    Win 8.1x w/Tweaks+Lockdowns
    Avast Business Security 2015 (w/Hosted Server)
    Zemana Anti-Malware 2 (Beta)
    Chrome w/uBlock, HTTPS Everywhere, Tab Cookies
    PeerBlock w/iBlock Subscription (Malware Databases - blocking 500K bad IPs)
    Kerish Doctor w/Realtime Malware Scanner

    Backup/Redundancy
    Lenovo IX4-300D 12TB Raid10 Network Access Storage (NAS)
    3X Cyberpower 1500VA AVR UPS
    Generac 20,000 Watt Air-Cooled Aluminum Enclosure Natural Gas Powered Standby Gen w/Transfer Switch

    Network Structure
    Subnet Segregation
    VLAN Isolation

    Given the network security, I DMZ policy the DSL (when not in failover capacity) a honeypot system for research purposes, running VMWare. (obviously) I also run multiple servers in the home, including an FTP, Security, Camera, etc.
     
  9. Moose World

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    Salutations,

    Question, please? Anybody! Kerish Doctor w/Realtime Malware Scanner. What is their Realtime Malware Scanner, in house and/or what?

    Moose's World

    Kind regards,
     
  10. roger_m

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    It's in house, and can aparantly detect some threats that other security products miss.
     
  11. WildByDesign

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    What issues did you experience with Norton ConnectSafe? I only recently started using ConnectSafe from one of your previous suggestions, so I am curious.
     
  12. Mayahana

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    I love ConnectSafe. It was blocking stuff my son uses, like Inbox.com.. So I opened a ticket with them to try and get some sites whitelisted, I will switch back when they do.

    Kerish has an in-house scanner. They used to have an AV product, but migrated it into the Kerish product. They use various databases and honeypots for it. It's actually caught stuff for me before. Not the primary reason I use Kerish, just a bonus.
     
  13. Moose World

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    @roger_m Thank you for your answer! Also Mayahana!

    Moose's World
     
  14. luciddream

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    Changed DNS servers to Swiss Privacy Foundation servers when not using VPN's.

    New Router: Netgear AC1750 - R6300v2... w/dd-wrt Giga firmware
    New Modem: Netgear DOCSIS 3.0 (CM400-100NAS)
     
  15. JoeBlack40

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    Long time since i've posted here...switched from Avast free and Privatefirewall to Avira free and Comodo FW (always loved this combo).To be honest,the browsing speed seems faster and my laptop seems lighter...or it's just my imagination...

    PS.11 hours later...yep,it's just my imagination,in fact,it seems the opposite...Back to Avast free and Privatefirewall.
     
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  16. DX2

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    How good is this DNS service?
     
  17. luciddream

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    So far so good. Browsing seems snappier since the change. And as far as trust goes in terms of privacy... they & Chaos Computer Club are at the top of the list. There is a slight trade off of security though, as Comodo Secure DNS (my previous one) did a great job of blocking known bad sites. But that's a trade off I'm willing to make. I have other measures in place to account for that. But nothing can account for a shady DNS service.
     
  18. luciddream

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    Avira Free + Comodo FW/D+ always worked great in tandem for me too but when I used a real-time AV. But that was with Comodo FW/D+ v 5, and Avira was probably on like v6 or so at the time too. Not sure how it'd work now, things may have changed. Avast was always heavier on my setups than Avira.
     
  19. brainrb1

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    F-secure ultra lite Antivirus(Beta) , Malwarebytes Pro. and windows firewall control 4......
     
  20. Security on my Windows 7 ultimate 32 bits desktop:
    1. FILTER: WFW 2-way > Norton DNS > AVG Linkscanner > µMatrix hpHost
    2. HARDEN: Disabled risk-ware, 16bits, cmd, scripts, user autoruns, new tasks
    3. MITIGATE: ACL threatgates > SRP basic user > UAC block unsigned > EMET
     
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  21. JoeBlack40

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    And for me Avast is the lightest...PC's are sometimes like humans,they have likes and dislikes...:)
     
  22. jjc225

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    Here is what I have on my three laptop computers:

    Lenovo Ideapad Y510, Vista 32-bit - Webroot av and Hitman Pro
    Lenovo G550, Windows 7 64-bit - Dr. Web Security Space 10
    Compaq Presario CQ62-214NR, Windows 7 64-bit - AVG Internet Security 2015 and Hitman Pro
     
  23. Mayahana

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    I found Avast pretty light only if I disable 'Intelligent Stream Scanning', largely because I think it may be dated technology, and suitable for mostly slower networks/connections. I cache over half a million websites, cache my own DNS, have a full Cat6a Gbe network, and a 150Mbps+ connection. Turning off ISS in Avast resulted in impressive speed improvements, and I find Avast quite light right now.

    (at least the Avast Business 2015 Hosted, no clue on consumer grade stuff)
     
  24. Behold Eck

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    LOL it`s funny how you know when to revert back to what actually agrees with your system as opposed to what you think might.

    Regards Eck:)
     
  25. AlexC

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    Windows Defender + uBlock
     
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